Articles By: Jeff Hodges

From Hollins to Hollywood: Alumna Who Heads Top Entertainment Company to Speak at 172nd Commencement

From Hollins to Hollywood: Alumna Who Heads Top Entertainment Company to Speak at 172nd Commencement

1 February 24, 2014 11:45 am

Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84 is the owner and CEO of The Gotham Group, a multi-faceted management and production company, and has countless credits and accomplishments to her name in movies and television. Hollins’ 172nd commencement exercises will take place Sunday, May 25.

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

0 February 21, 2014 10:40 am

From left to right: President Nancy Gray, Board of Trustees Chair Tom Barron, and Professor of Music Judith Cline following the presentation of the plaque officially recognizing Hollins as an “All-Steinway School.”

Hollins Captures Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl Title

Hollins Captures Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl Title

0 February 11, 2014 1:40 pm

The student team won debate matches against W&L, Sweet Briar, Lynchburg, and Bridgewater to earn this year’s championship. None of the students had taken part in an Ethics Bowl competition before.

New Honors Program Fosters Teamwork, Initiative

New Honors Program Fosters Teamwork, Initiative

0 February 7, 2014 12:00 pm

The program gives talented and motivated first- and second-year students “the chance to explore special topics of interest through original work and encourages them to apply critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills beyond other curricular opportunities at Hollins,” according to President Nancy Gray.

Hollins Sponsors Spring Welcome Horse Show at Virginia Horse Center, Feb. 27-March 2

Hollins Sponsors Spring Welcome Horse Show at Virginia Horse Center, Feb. 27-March 2

0 February 3, 2014 12:00 pm

The university is only the second institution of higher learning currently hosting a U.S. Equestrian Federation “A” rated hunter and jumper horse show.

Hollins, Four Other Virginia Private Colleges Announce Major Renewable Energy Initiative

Hollins, Four Other Virginia Private Colleges Announce Major Renewable Energy Initiative

0 January 23, 2014 2:20 pm

Hollins, Emory & Henry, Lynchburg, Randolph, and Sweet Briar are partnering with Collegiate Clean Energy to convert methane emissions from landfills into environmentally friendly energy for their institutions.

Hollins Theatre/Mill Mt. Theatre Winter Festival of New Works

0 January 22, 2014 8:08 pm

WSLS-TV (Channel 10) in Roanoke featured Hollins Theatre’s collaboration with Mill Mountain Theatre on two productions and their hosting of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in this segment on the midday program, “Daytime Blue Ridge.”

Hollins, Mill Mountain Theatre Host American College Theater Festival

Hollins, Mill Mountain Theatre Host American College Theater Festival

0 January 22, 2014 11:45 am

Hollins’ production of “Decision Height” by Meredith Dayna Levy ’12, M.F.A. ’15 will be among the plays showcased at this year’s festival. Levy earned one of 2013′s top playwriting prizes from the Kennedy Center for the drama.

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and Health Care” at VFIC Ethics Bowl

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and Health Care” at VFIC Ethics Bowl

0 January 21, 2014 11:00 am

Now in its 15th year, the Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl features student teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities debating a variety of case studies highlighting ethical dilemmas.

Spotlight on Student-Penned Plays During Roanoke Theater Festivals

0 January 17, 2014 2:45 pm

The Roanoke Times reports,”The public will get to see two plays written by Hollins University students and produced at Mill Mountain Theatre: Meredith Dayna Levy’s drama ‘Decision Height’ and Wendy Marie Martin’s comedy ‘Ben & Rita.’”